UF news for week of Nov. 18 listed

Published: November 15 2013


GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Here are the releases the University of Florida’s media relations office expects to send next week, subject to change:

Monday, Nov. 18
CARNEGIE MEDAL — The parents of a student and marching band member who died in a caving accident will receive a Carnegie Hero Medal for their son during a special concert Thursday.
EVENTS 1118 — upcoming events for potential media coverage.

Tuesday, Nov. 19

Wednesday, Nov. 20
SYNCARDIA – 16-year-old girl is the first patient (adult or pediatric) in Florida to receive the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart. The SynCardia heart is different from other ventricular-assist devices such as the Berlin Heart.

Thursday, Nov. 21
BOG PREEMINENT — The Florida Board of Governors is scheduled to consider UF’s preeminence plan.

Friday, Nov. 22
BUDGET 1122 — list of possible media releases for week of Nov. 25.